Financing arranged for Irmo apartment complex

A $30.1 million loan through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will be used to build a 298-unit apartment complex in the Irmo area. (Sketch provided)A $30.1 million loan through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will pay for the construction of a 298-unit, market rate apartment complex to be built near Interstate 26 and Lake Murray Boulevard. Read More...

Lexington County voters to settle penny tax debate

The penny sales tax for transportation, which will be on the ballot Nov. 4 in Lexington County, is expected to raise at least $250 million over an eight-year period. Read More...

Toy-maker Enor buys Winnsboro facility

The family-owned supplier of toys and sports gear to Wal-Mart has bought a manufacturing facility in Fairfield County and plans to ramp up production over the next nine months. Read More...

S.C. leading index stays on upward trend

The state’s leading index of economic indicators finished August at 101.54, up 0.9 points from July’s numbers, the S.C. Commerce Department said. An index value of greater than 100 forecasts an improving economy for the next three to six months. Read More...

S.C. Small Business Development Centers director named to national board

Michele Abraham, the director of the S.C. Small Business Development Centers, was recently elected to the board of directors for the national association, America’s SBDC. Read More...


Online labor demand falls by 1,000 jobs

Although the number of online help wanted ads fell to 66,900 in September, South Carolina showed a year-over-year increase of about 10,000 positions, The Conference Board reported. Read More...

Bee Healthy plans to open Irmo clinic

The medical weight loss and wellness service, which has a clinic in Lexington, plans to open its second location in December at 952 Lake Murray Blvd. in Irmo. Read More...